Over three thousand persons mourned for the martyrdom of Imam Hussein (peace be upon him) in the Islamic centre of Hamburg at the night of Ashura in this year.
the occasion of Moharram Month, the mourning ceremony of Hazrat Aba Abdullah
Al-Hussein (peace be upon him) was held magnificently with the presence of
hundreds Muslims and the lovers of the immaculate and innocent dynasty from
different nations in the Islamic centre of Hamburg for thirteen days in the
first decade of Moharram in 1436 from Saturday (on the October twenty fifth)
until Thursday (on the November sixth).
prominent feature of the ceremony of this year that was more impressive than
ever was the abundant presence of youths and teenagers among other persons
At the beginning of this ceremony, vespers and night
prayers were fulfilled in group. Afterwards, the respectable sermonizer,
Hujatulislm Valmuslimin Heidari Kashani sermonized and Mr. Hajj Ahmad Nikbakhtian
In the special
program of Ashura Day, Ayatollah Ramezani, the Imam and the manager of the
Islamic centre of Hamburg, sermonized. He thanked all of the servants and
servers of Hazrat Aba Abdullah Al-Hussein (peace be upon him), referred to the
participation of a lot of persons, especially youths, from different nations in
the mourning ceremony of the martyrdom of Imam Hussein (peace be upon him) and
added '' according to reports available, there were a lot of
lovers of immaculate and innocent dynasty in the ceremonies of the first decade of
Muharram Month in this centre, most of mosques as well as Islamic
centers throughout Europe. Definitely, these kinds of ceremonies and parties are
in line with the statement of Imam Reza (peace be upon him)
''رَحِمَ اللّه عَبدا
اَحیا اَمرَنا ... يَتَعَلَّمُ عُلومَنا وَ يُعَلِّمُهَا النّاسَ، فَاِنَّ النّاسَ
لَو عَلِموا مَحاسِنَ كَلامِنا لاَتَّبَعونا''
'' God's mercy be upon a person that follows
our order, learns our sciences and teaches them to people. If people had known
the beauty of our remarks, they would have followed us''.
on this point that some said ''the action of Imam Hussein (peace be upon him)
on Ashura Day teaches the best kind of death and the best separation of human
from material life to human'' and added '' although the martyrdom of
Imam Hussein (peace be upon him) was the best kind of the end of the life of
the world, this point should be paid attention that the aim of the revolt of
Karbala was to train the best way of living and to eradicate deviations and
misunderstandings in the society. Imam Hussein (peace be upon him) has trained
the right way of learning spirituality, the correct way of honorable life, the
right way of standing against tyranny and in a word, the right way of living to
main pivot of the respectable talks of sermonizer, Hujatulislam Heidari
Kashani, in the first decade of Moharram Month was '' living under God's mercy
and in the path of Imam Hussein'' which was explained and clarified through the
verses of Quran, Hadiths and narrations. He expressed the basic and the
foundation of a merciful personality as '' loving God'' and added '' a merciful
personality such as Hazrat Aba Abdullah Al-Hussein (peace be upon him) is the
lover of God. '' Loving God'' is to express love and affection toward God with
whole being. To revitalize the love and the affection of merciful God in the
heart of human, there are some ways that include:
1. Paying attention to the infinite
affection of God toward human: according to the rules of the Islam and the
culture of Quran, God is very kind and affectionate toward
انّ ربّی رحیم ودود»
God also states in Ghodsi Hadith '' o' my person! since I owe you a right, I
love you; therefore, you should be my friend''.
2. Paying attention to the infinite
blessings of merciful God: the prophet (peace of Allah be upon him and his
descendants) stated '' God sent a message to Hazrat Davud (peace be upon him)
'' love me and make me beloved among creatures''. Hazrat Davud (peace be upon
him) expressed '' O' God! I love you, but I do not know how I make you beloved
among creatures?'' God stated '' remind them their blessings because when you
remind them my blessings and mention them, they will love me''.
also sent a divine message to Hazrat Musa (peace be upon him) '' remind my blessings to my persons, do favors for them
and make me beloved among them because they love no one except a person that does
favors for them''.
should be also mentioned that at the end of the ceremony, persons that were
mourning for the martyrdom of Imam Hussein were the guest of the food table of
Hazrat Aba Abdullah Al-Hussein (peace be upon him).